The National Archives has information on proposed regulations regarding personal data contained in archival/historical purposes:
“Draft Data Protection Regulations
The Data Protection Commissioner is considering making Regulations under Section 1 (3C) of the Data Protection Acts, laying down safeguards to protect personal data contained in records that are retained for archival or historical purposes. ”
See Dataprotection for more information.
The deadline for submissions is Friday, 26 September 2008. All such submissions received will be published on the Commissioner’s website.
Submissions can be sent to:
Office of the Data Protection Commissioner